JI to launch protest against inflation today.

LAHORE -- Jamaat-i-Islami emir Sirajul Haq has announced a countrywide protest campaign to be launched by his party on Sunday against the rising inflation in the country.

Addressing the party workers at Mansoora here on Saturday, Mr Haq said the government of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) and the PPP was continuation of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) rule as the 'troika' failed to provide any relief to the masses.

He regretted that because of the bad economy, people had to stand in long queues to purchase wheat flour in every city of the country and the prices of essential commodities had gone beyond the common man's reach.

He deplored the rulers were still busy in protecting their own interests, ignoring the real issues. 'Hurling abuses at each other and making scandals are their favourite (modes of) politics,' he said and added that tried and tested parties had been badly exposed and the people must get rid of them to put the country on the track.

He said the ruling parties would never come up with a solution to the problems being faced by the country even if they continued to rule for the next hundred years.

He said the establishment had been putting 'feeder in the mouths' of the...

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